Category Archives: Biopsychology

The expanded role of medical doctors

Although doctors are primarily charged with caring for physical health, over the last three to four decades, doctors have been called to take the role that was once reserved for a different profession. Continue reading

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Links worth seeing

The five links below might not appeal to everyone. Yet they’re worth seeing for those who share a wide variety of interests. Enjoy! “…face to face with dying, he was not quite done with living.” A lengthy but interesting look at … Continue reading

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Room for normal sadness

Do we have room in our lives for normal sadness? Do we have unrealistic expectations for gregariousness? There appears to be a significant need for helping people understand the role of sadness in life and in character formation.
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Complex and Corrupt beings

The longstanding Christian view of human responsibility is one reason why evangelicals, (particularly in the field of counseling), have been reticent to accept findings of medical research that attribute moods and behaviors to neuro-physiological deficiencies. Continue reading

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Caring for the whole person

  Professional opinion on sources behind human behavior has experienced a social revolution.  The new authority in behavioral science is more multi-dimensional than ever before. Biopsychology holds the chief seat but maintains a vested relationship with pharmacology, medicine and the … Continue reading

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Use of medications

Christian counselors have a unique advantage of being holistically honest in dealing with human problems. Continue reading

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Who are the losers in the merger of psychology, medicine and business?

The new authority in behavioral science involves a big business merger of biopsychology, pharmacology, medicine and the insurance industry. For almost three decades of pastoral ministry, I’ve had a deeply personal interest in sources behind human behavior. It’s an area of … Continue reading

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